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Court of Appeal clarifies proper forum in multi-party conspiracy claims

United Kingdom - November 27 2019 On 26 November 2019, the Court of Appeal gave judgment in ED&F Man Capital Markets Ltd v Straits (Singapore) Pte Limited 2019 EWCA Civ 2073. It...

Supreme Court clarifies Brussels Regulation rules on exclusive jurisdiction in company disputes

United Kingdom, European Union - September 13 2019 The Supreme Court has handed down an important judgment on article 24(2) of the Brussels I Regulation (EC 12152012), clarifying when the English...

Madoff ‘feeder fund’ appeal: Privy Council rules that BVI insolvency remedies can be granted in foreign courts

United Kingdom - September 13 2019 The repercussions of Bernard Madoff's multi-billion-dollar Ponzi scheme are still being felt throughout the offshore and insolvency worlds, over 10...

“Glosses, explications and reformulations”: The Court of Appeal clarifies the test for service out of the jurisdiction

United Kingdom - September 12 2019 The English court’s jurisdiction over a defendant domiciled outside the EU is based on the court’s permission to serve proceedings abroad. To obtain...

Former Soviet oligarchs march on London courts

Russia, United Kingdom - September 12 2019 An article in yesterday's Times ('Former Soviet oligarchs march on London to fight legal battles') describes how the largest group of foreign...